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Lotus Notes Domino 8

Book Description

What's new in the latest Lotus Notes Domino Platform

  • Upgrade to the latest version of Lotus Notes and Domino

  • Understand the new features and put them to work in your business

  • Appreciate the implications of changes and new features

  • In Detail

    Lotus Notes is an integrated desktop client option for accessing business email, calendars, and applications on a Lotus Domino server. Domino is an application server that can be used as a standalone web server or as the server component of IBM's Lotus Domino product, which provides a powerful collaborative platform for development of customized business applications. It also provides enterprise-grade email, messaging, and scheduling capabilities.

    The Lotus Notes powerhouse has been part of the corporate application and messaging architecture for more than 20 years and, over the years, Lotus Notes has come to signify the essence of electronic business communications. With Lotus Notes 8, IBM has once again provided the user with an intuitive, fully integrated platform to enhance each user's experience with business communications. It is no longer just an email tool, but a basis to extend business communications to a new level.

    This book reviews the current release of the powerful Lotus Notes and Domino architecture platform.

    Table of Contents

    1. Lotus Notes Domino 8
      1. Companies Copyright Notices and Statements
        1. Warning and Disclaimer
        2. IBM
    2. Credits
    3. About the Authors
    4. About the Reviewer
    5. Foreword
      1. Lotus Notes 8 Enhancements
        1. Mail
        2. Calendar
        3. Contacts
        4. Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
      2. Using the Rest of This Book
      3. Conclusion
    6. Preface
      1. What This Book Covers
      2. Conventions
      3. Reader Feedback
      4. Customer Support
        1. Downloading the Example Code for the Book
        2. Errata
        3. Questions
    7. 1. A Short History of Notes and Domino
    8. 2. Overview of New Lotus Notes 8 Client Features
      1. User Interface Enhancements
        1. Welcome Page
        2. Open List Menu
        3. Toolbars
        4. Unified Preferences
        5. Windows Management and Tabs
          1. Group Document Tabs
          2. Thumbnails
        6. Advanced Menus
        7. Offline Applications
        8. Search Center
        9. IBM Support Assistant
      2. New Mail Features
        1. Action Bar
        2. Show Menu
        3. Horizontal and Vertical Preview Panes
        4. Mail Threads
        5. Conversations View
        6. Mail Header Options
        7. Mail Addressing
        8. Multilevel Undo
        9. Inline Spell Checking
        10. Document Selection
        11. Recent Collaborations
        12. Message Recall
        13. Improved "Out of Office" Functionality
      3. New Calendar Functionality
        1. View Navigation
        2. Action Bar
        3. Display of All-Day Events
        4. Manage New Invitations from Your Calendar View
        5. Show Cancelled Invitations in Your Calendar
        6. Check Schedule
        7. Locate Free Time for a Subset of Invitees
      4. Contacts
        1. Contact Form
        2. Business Card View
        3. Recent Contacts
      5. Summary
    9. 3. Lotus Notes 8 and SOA
      1. What is an SOA?
        1. The Characteristics of an SOA
        2. Perspectives on SOAs
      2. Why SOAs Now?
      3. SOA Lifecycle
        1. The Model Phase
        2. The Assemble Phase
        3. The Deploy Phase
        4. The Manage Phase
      4. How Lotus Notes 8 Works with SOAs
        1. Composite Applications
        2. Lotus Notes 8 and Web Services
        3. Lotus Notes 8 and Open Technologies
          1. OASIS/ODF
          2. Eclipse
      5. Summary
    10. 4. Productivity Tools
      1. Productivity Tools Integration with Notes 8
      2. Productivity Tools and Domino Policies
      3. IBM Lotus Documents
      4. IBM Lotus Presentations
      5. IBM Lotus Spreadsheets
      6. Summary
    11. 5. Lotus Domino 8 Server Features
      1. End-User and Messaging Enhancements
        1. Message Recall
        2. "Out of Office" Messages
        3. Enhanced Support for the Mail Thread Feature
        4. Automated Inbox Cleanup
        5. Reverse Path Setting for Forwarded Messages
        6. Rejecting Ambiguous Names Denying Mail to Groups
      2. Administration Enhancements
        1. The End User Renaming Process
        2. The AdminP Process
        3. Domino Domain Monitoring (DDM)
          1. WebSphere Services Probe
          2. LDAP Search Reporting
          3. Common Actions Quick Access Feature
          4. By Database View
      3. Performance Enhancements
        1. Streaming Replication
        2. New ODS
          1. Design Note Compression
          2. On-Demand Collation
        3. Managing Simple Searches Effectively
      4. Domino Directory and Security Enhancements
        1. IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator
        2. Directory Management Tool (DirLint)
        3. Authentication through Directory Assistance
        4. Directory Assistance LDAP Configuration Wizards
        5. People View by Lotus Notes Version
        6. Internet Password Lockout
        7. Enhanced Local Database Encryption
        8. Certifier Key Rollover
        9. SSO for LTPAToken2
        10. Certificate Revocation Checking through the Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP)
      5. Enhanced Integration with IBM Servers and Tools
        1. IBM DB2 as a Back-End Data Store
        2. IBM WebSphere Portal Integration Wizard
        3. IBM Tivoli Enterprise Console Integration
      6. Summary
    12. 6. Deployment Enhancements in Notes/Domino 8
      1. Client Provisioning
        1. Server-Managed Provisioning
          1. Smart Upgrade
          2. Eclipse-Based Provisioning
      2. Policies
        1. "How to apply setting" Feature
        2. Activities Policy Settings Document
        3. Productivity Tools Settings Document
        4. Desktop Policy Settings Document (and Setup Policy Settings Document)
        5. Replication Settings through the Desktop and Setup Policy Documents
        6. Security Policy Settings Document
      3. Database Redirect
        1. Redirect When Databases Are Moved
        2. Redirection When Databases Are Deleted
      4. Summary
    13. 7. Upgrading to Notes/Domino 8
      1. The Domino/Notes Upgrade Process
      2. Notes/Domino 8 Upgrade
        1. Reviewing the Current Infrastructure (the Health Check)
        2. The Upgrade Process
        3. Special Feature Upgrade Considerations
      3. Use Case Document Example
      4. Summary
    14. 8. Coexistence between Notes/Domino Releases
      1. Notes Client Coexistence
        1. Calendaring and Scheduling
          1. Calendar Delegation
      2. Domino Server Coexistence
        1. Domino Directory
        2. ODS
        3. Administration Requests and Events Databases
        4. Rooms and Resource Reservation Database
        5. Domino Domain Monitoring
        6. Policies
        7. Message Recall
        8. Cluster Coexistence
        9. Domino Web Access
        10. ID Files
      3. Summary
    15. 9. What's New in Notes/ Domino 8 Development
      1. Composite Applications
        1. Application Design
        2. Programming
          1. Properties
          2. Actions
          3. Wires
      2. New Features in Domino Designer 8
        1. Composite Applications Support
          1. Property Broker Editor
          2. Composite Application Editor
        2. Web Services Consumer
        3. Domino IBM DB/2 Integration
        4. View Enhancements
          1. New Column Number Format
          2. Extend to Use Available Window Width
          3. Defer Index Creation until First Use
          4. Show Default Items in Right-Mouse Menu
        5. Form Enhancements
        6. Agent Enhancements
        7. Formula Language and LotusScript Additions
          1. Formula Language Additions
          2. LotusScript Additions
        8. What's Ahead?
      3. Lotus Component Designer
        1. Migration Tool
        2. Help and Enhanced Welcome Page
        3. Accessibility
        4. Composite Application Support
        5. Controls and Pages
        6. Data Connections
        7. Scripting
        8. Deployment
      4. New Web 2.0 Features
        1. RSS and ATOM
        2. Blog Template
        3. AJAX Support
      5. Lotus Expeditor
      6. Summary
    16. 10. Integration with Other Lotus/IBM Products
      1. Lotus Quickplace/Quickr
        1. Quickr with Services for Domino
          1. Product Installation
          2. Directory Integration
          3. Lotus Sametime Integration
          4. Application Development
        2. Quickr with Services for WebSphere Portal
          1. Product Installation
          2. Directory Integration
          3. Sametime Integration
        3. Lotus Quickr Connectors
      2. Lotus Sametime
          1. Product Installation
          2. Directory Integration
          3. Application Integration
      3. Lotus Connections
      4. Summary
    17. A. Third-Party Products
      1. PistolStar
        1. Password Power 8 Domino Plug-in
          1. System Requirements for Domino Plug-in (Server-Side)
        2. Password Power 8 Notes ID Plug-in
          1. System Requirements for Notes ID Plug-in (Client Side)
        3. Password Power 8 Web Set Password Plug-in
          1. System Requirement for Web Set Password Plug-in
          2. Security
          3. Auditing Features
          4. Help Desk
          5. End Users
        4. Finally
      2. Reporting from Lotus Notes and Domino Data
        1. Reporting Based on Notes Programming using Lotus Script
        2. Reporting Based on Tools External to Notes
        3. Introducing IntelliPRINT Reporting
          1. Report Deployment without Development Overheads
          2. Report Deployment without Administrative Overhead
          3. Integration with The Application Workflow
          4. Creating a Simple Report Using the Wizard
          5. Creating a Complex Report with IntelliPRINT Reporting
        4. Conclusion
      3. IONET Incremental Archiver
        1. Setup Archiving
          1. Calling the BuildIndex Agent
          2. BuildIndex Agent
        2. The Archive Process
          1. Calling the Java Agent
          2. The ZipFiles Java Agent
        3. The Restore Process
        4. Conclusion
      4. CMT Inspector for Lotus Notes
        1. Will You Code Break When You Upgrade?
        2. Design Search, User Surveys and Flowcharting
        3. Reports and Export
        4. CMT for Public Folders
        5. CMT for Notes
        6. CMT for Coexistence
          1. What does CMT for Lotus/Exchange Coexistence do?
          2. What does the Microsoft Notes Connector do when Integrated with CMT for Lotus/Exchange Coexistence?
        7. CMT for Domains